East and Southeast Asia 2018-2019

East and Southeast Asia 2018-2019

by Steven A. Leibo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475841824
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/31/2018
Series: World Today (Stryker) Series
Edition description: 51st Edition
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 413,294
Product dimensions: 8.48(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

Steven Leibo, PhD, is professor of international history & politics at the Sage Colleges and an international affairs commentator for WAMC Northeast Public Radio.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
East and Southeast Asia Today
Map: East, Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
A Diversity of People
Religious Beliefs
Women in Traditional Asia
The Impact of the West
Nationalism, Communism and Revolution
Women in Modern East and Southeast Asia
From Post-Colonialism to Globalization
“Asia and the Climate Crisis”
Reprinted with permission of the Association of
Asian Studies from Education About
EAST ASIA
China
The People’s Republic of China
Hong Kong
Macau
Tibet
“Tibetan Buddhism” by Jeannine Chandler
Taiwan: Republic of China
Japan
Korea
The Republic of Korea (South Korea)
South Korea's Rasputin by Mark JihunSuk
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea)
Mongolia
SOUTHEAST ASIA
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
East Timor
Indonesia
Laos
Malaysia
Myanmar (Burma)
Papua New Guinea
The Philippines
Singapore
Thailand
Vietnam
WESTERN PACIFIC
Australia
New Zealand
Island Communities of the Western and Southern Pacific
Bibliography and Additional Resources

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